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Zenobia pulverulenta

Zenobia, Honey-cups, Honeycup,

Scientific Name:

Zenobia pulverulenta

Genus:

Zenobia

Species Epithet:

pulverulenta

Common Name:

Zenobia, Honey-cups, Honeycup,

Plant Type

Shrub

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Ericaceae (Heath Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Size:

0-1 ft., 1-3 ft., 3-6 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

White

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist

Bloom Time:

April, May, June

Growing Area:

Sandhills, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Pocosins, margins of pineland ponds. Common in NC Coastal Plain.

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

Notes:

This monotypic genus is a narrow endemic of the Coastal Plain of se. VA, NC, SC, and e. GA

Blooms

image

Tom Harville
Late May

Blooms Close Up

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Tom Harville

New Limb

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Tom Harville

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

NC State Extension
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Flora of North America


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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